New York Times - Theater

The Week in Arts: Dorrance Dance, Janet Jackson, Tintoretto
Michelle Dorrance brings three distinct programs to City Center; Jackson and others are inducted into...
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Called “the Susan Sontag of Soviet aesthetic thought,” she wrote about movies and theater and...
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Antonia Rey, Latin Actress of Stage and Screen, Dies at 92
She and her husband fled Cuba under Castro, giving up their prominence in theater there....
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Critic’s Pick: Review: An All-Star Team in the Temptations Musical ‘Ain’t Too Proud’
This shrewdly assembled show, directed by Des McAnuff, considers the interchangeability of a crew of...
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Harvey Fierstein to Play Bella Abzug in New Solo Show
The play, called “Bella Bella” and written by Mr. Fierstein, casts him as the outspoken...
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Review: In ‘I Married an Angel,’ a 1930s Musical Falls to Earth
How should we look at an old show with objectionable gender politics? As a historical...
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Tickling Worms in the Lab, Tickling Funny Bones Onstage
Matt Walker just got his big acting break in the farce “The Play That Goes...
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Critic’s Pick: Review: Hearing the Roar of Racism in ‘White Noise’
In her enthralling study of interracial relationships, featuring a brilliant Daveed Diggs, Suzan-Lori Parks parses...
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He’s the Star of ‘Tootsie’ on Broadway. Wearing Heels Is the Easy Part.
Santino Fontana’s turn as a man in a wig comes at a time when Broadway...
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Doors Open for Women and People of Color at Top Ranks of American Theater
Artistic directors, the faces of local theater and tastemakers in their communities, have long been...
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Review: A ‘Nantucket Sleigh Ride’ With Frozen Disney and Hot Lobster
In John Guare’s Möbius strip of a play, John Larroquette is a playwright who finds...
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The Part Seems Impossible? Hire Her
Quincy Tyler Bernstine, now starring in “Marys Seacole,” is drawn to the toughest, brainiest roles....
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The Independent - Theater

The Color Purple actress dropped from musical over homophobic comments
A Facebook post from September 2014 sees her write that Christians 'have begun to twist...
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